20 Books I Think You’ll Like

I picked out some books I thought you might like. These aren’t the most obvious classics that I’m sure you’ve heard of before, not the most traumatizing on my list, and the ones on my list with the widest appeal. A mix of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry.

  1. All the King’s Men by Robert Penn Warren
  2. Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  3. Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
  4. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  5. Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  6. Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson
  7. Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
  8. Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
  9. Like a Beggar by Ellen Bass
  10. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
  11. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
  12. Slow Lightening by Eduardo C. Corral
  13. Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse
  14. Tenth Of December by George Saunders
  15. The Known World by Edward P. Jones
  16. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie
  17. The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  18. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  19. Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh
  20. White Noise by Don DeLillo